Job Title: Patient Support Volunteer
Purpose of Position: Hospice is a unique benefit. It is a specialized type of care to help you, and your loved one, take control of your life and your disease. Kindred Hospice believes that every moment matters. We believe in dignity and respect for each patient we serve, and we believe in helping patients make the most out of their life. Volunteers help provide important services to our patients. They can be with our patients when our clinical staff can’t be.
Some typical responsibilities and duties are:
- Engage in patient hobbies
- Being a comforting and supportive presence
- Running errands
- Listen to patients concerns
Qualifications: Volunteers must be positive, honest, and out going
Commitment: At Kindred Hospice, you will be given the choice of how much time you want to volunteer and how you share your talents. Volunteers are never asked to do anything they are not comfortable doing.
Training: There is training provided. Also, Manager of Volunteer Services is available for questions and assistance when needed. All volunteers must be at least 18 years of age to visit our patients and they must be willing to submit to a TB testing and a criminal background check.
Benefits: Volunteering makes a big difference. You meet new people, gain new skills, and add a whole new experience to your life. Volunteering can lower the risk of depression and stress, while boosting self-confidence. The social contact aspect of helping and working with others can have a profound effect on your overall psychological well-being. If this sounds like something that is right for you, please contact Kindred Hospice Manager of Volunteer Services, Kathy Morrison, at 636-528-2816< tel:636-528-2816> or Kathy.email@example.com<<a href="mailto:Kathy.firstname.lastname@example.org"> mailto:Kathy.email@example.com>< mailto:Kathy.firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Veteran Care
Good Match For
Teens People 55+
Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
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